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2012 presidential election

House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama in the Cabinet Room at the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Expert: Republican Party Has To Look In The Mirror, Adapt To Changing Electorate

Will it be four more years of partisanship or will both sides find a path to compromise? And will the Republican party see the outcome of campaign 2012 as a mandate to “re-image” itself?

11/07/2012

FILE -- Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Order Allowing New Yorkers To Vote Anywhere

Election officials in the Tri-State Area are vowing that power outages and storm damage won’t prevent people from voting in one of the tightest and most expensive races ever.

11/05/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)/Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

NYS Board Of Elections: It’s Possible Voting May Be Permitted Beyond Tuesday

State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin confirmed Friday that the law permits election commissioners to create a second day of voting if the turnout in any county is less than 25 percent of the total number of registered voters.

11/02/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands during the 67th annual Al Smith dinner at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rivals Obama And Romney Quiet Hostilities For Al Smith Dinner

With the Waldorf buttoned down under presidential-level security, the two candidates ascended to the grand dais packed with millionaires, billionaires, bishops, pundits, politicians and the occasional TV star.

10/18/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)/Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Pundits: Hofstra Presidential Debate Could Easily Mean Doom For The Loser

Hofstra will be center stage for the second presidential debate this election year when President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney go at it inside the university’s Mack Sports Complex on Tuesday night.

10/15/2012

A combination picture of the vice presidential debate between US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R) at the Norton Center at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, October 11, 2012.  (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Spirited Vice Presidential Debate Tees Up Closing Issues For Obama, Romney

The vice presidential candidates were back on the campaign trail Friday following there sometimes “rock ’em, sock ‘em” debate on Thursday night.

10/12/2012

Mitt Romney

Romney Casts Himself As Foreign Policy Guru, Vows To Fix Middle East

While giving a speech at Virginia Military Institute, he laid out a wide-ranging policy for dealing with our friends and enemies and tried to cast himself as a statesman who would give America a strong leadership role in the world.

10/08/2012

Mitt Romney (left), President Barack Obama

President Obama, Romney Try To Woo The Middle Class In First Debate

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney clashed over plans for taxes and creating jobs as they shared the stage for the first time Wednesday in a high-stakes debate with the power to reshape the race for the White House.

10/03/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Tale Of The Tape — In Reverse: Romney Attacks Obama’s Redistribution Of Wealth Video

Mitt Romney turned from defense to offense on Wednesday, aggressively attacking President Barack Obama’s economic policies, and bringing up controversial comments made by the president more than a decade ago.

09/19/2012

Mitt Romney (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Romney’s Secretly Recorded Comments Lead To Major Palestinian Problem

Is it the plain truth, or offensive rhetoric? The debate raged Wednesday about Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s comments recorded during a campaign fundraiser.

09/19/2012

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Expert: Keep Your Political Rantings Off Social Media For Your Own Good

Thomas Farley recommends that if you want to talk politics, you should do it in a setting face to face with people you really know, instead of going to social media sites.

09/07/2012

Paul Ryan

Ryan Lowers The Boom On Obama During RNC Vice Presidential Speech

The gloves came off at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan stepped into the spotlight and focused his frustration on President Barack Obama.

08/29/2012

Ann Romney

Ann Romney’s Charm Offensive Continues Following Strong RNC Speech

On Wednesday, Ann Romney continued her charm offensive to boost her husband’s image. Her high-profile events put her in a sense in a toe-to-toe competition with first lady Michelle Obama.

08/29/2012

President Barack Obama (file/credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

How Low Can They Go? New Round Of Negative Ads Plague Presidential Campaigns

New levels of negative campaign ads have both candidates for president condemning them. The problem is each candidate is only upset by the other guy’s ads.

08/10/2012

Matt Romney and Paul Ryan

AP: Romney Tabs Ryan As VP Running Mate; Introduction To Be Made Saturday

The short list of candidates — if there was one — was believed to include Ryan, Ohio Rep. Rob Portman and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.

08/10/2012

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